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With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, unique 3D Simulator experience and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, the award-winning National Space Centre is an out of this world experience.

The National Space Centre will be closed on 25 December, 26 December and 01 January.

Open Today 10:00 - 16:00

Annual Pass Gift Package

An Annual Pass to the National Space Centre can offer up to 318 exciting days out for one simple low price.

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New for 2016

Find out how the Kettering Satellite Group beat the CIA to uncover a secret Russian launch site at the height of the Cold War.

Blast off with Tim Peake through the ISS Launch Experience and learn about his mission in space.

Introducing…

New Kettering Satellite Group Exhibition.
New 
Tim Peake ISS Launch Experience.
Our latest Planetarium Show, ‘We Are Stars’.

Small Space Santa Special

19 Dec 16

Come along and enjoy a special Christmas Small Space Day, with songs, stories, games and the whole Centre for the under 5s to enjoy.

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Small Space Santa Special

19 Dec 16

Come along and enjoy a special Christmas Small Space Day, with songs, stories, games and the whole Centre for the…

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BBC Radio 4 Any Questions? Live Broadcast

13 Jan 17

The National Space Centre will be hosting a live broadcast of the popular political BBC Radio 4 show Any Questions?

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Film Club – Science of the Time Lords

28 Jan 17

Join us for an evening dedicated to the Daleks, in a double bill of movies about the ultimate Who foe.

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Science of the Time Lords

28 - 29 Jan 17

Time to discover the science behind one of the world’s most popular TV franchises, if you can come out from…

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Cosmic Valentine 2017

11 Feb 17

An unforgettable night of romance under the stars

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Gastro SPACE

11 - 19 Feb 17

Discover the world of space gastronomy, including what we eat and how the human body deals with eating, digesting and…

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Cosmic Valentine Film Club – Stardust

14 Feb 17

Join us for a romantic evening dedicated to love and our love of magical films set among the stars.

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Don Thomas

25 Mar 17

Meet former NASA astronaut, Don Thomas at the National Space Centre, including a Gala Dinner.

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Annual Pass Gift Package

25 Dec 16

An Annual Pass to the National Space Centre can offer up to 318 exciting days out for one simple low…

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Recent Blog Post:

Godspeed John Glenn

09/12/2016Written by Josh Barker

John Glenn, former American astronaut and senator, dies at age 95.

Credit: NASA